President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered to place the National Capital Region (NCR) and 5 other areas under general community quarantine (GCQ) starting October 1.
This was confirmed by Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque after Duterte’s televised briefing last ni
NCR, Batangas, Tacloban City, Bacolod City, Iligan City, and Iloilo City will be under general community quarantine.
It was also confirmed that Lanao del Sur, including Marawi City, will remain under MECQ.
Meanwhile, the rest of the country will be under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ) which is the least restrictive quarantine status.
As of today, there is a total of 307,288 coronavirus cases, with 49,242 active cases, 5,381 deaths, and 252,665 recoveries in the country.